Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PRINCE2 Certification
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 144 161
Rank change year-on-year -30 +17 -43
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 26 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.72% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.61% 3.91% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 35
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.89% +12.50% +3.56%
10th Percentile £166 £270 £321
90th Percentile £513 £506 £560
England median daily rate £426 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.56% -4.76% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.22% -28.00% -13.79%
England median hourly rate £23.65 £22.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +3.96% -4.21% -18.10%

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 997 792 1,268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.68% 18.38% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 447 729
West Midlands median daily rate £421 £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £214 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £536 £541
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 36 46
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £26.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.05% +40.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £12.16 £11.50 £12.38
90th Percentile £30.76 £37.66 £41.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -19.65% +5.67% +15.22%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the West Midlands

PRINCE2 Certification
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -14 8 £419 -1.47% 1
Warwickshire +6 5 £350 -17.65%
Staffordshire -4 4 £190 -43.70% 1
Coventry -16 2 £355 -28.10%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 25 (96.15%) PRINCE2
2 14 (53.85%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) Automotive
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (15.38%) PMP
7 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
8 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
8 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
8 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
8 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (7.69%) Retail
9 2 (7.69%) Logistics
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) CAD
9 2 (7.69%) ISO 14000
9 2 (7.69%) B2B
9 2 (7.69%) ISO 9000

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) ADSL
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
1 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Automotive
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Support Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Integration Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) PRINCE2
2 14 (53.85%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) B2B
8 2 (7.69%) CAD
8 2 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (7.69%) Facilities Management
8 2 (7.69%) Logistics
8 2 (7.69%) Project Governance
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 4 (15.38%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 14000
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix